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ALSO CALLED: Network Intrusion Prevention, Host Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Protection, Network Intrusion Management
DEFINITION: Intrusion prevention is a preemptive approach to network security used to identify potential threats and respond to them swiftly. Like an intrusion detection system (IDS), an intrusion prevention system (IPS) monitors network traffic. However, because an exploit may be carried out very quickly after the attacker gains access, intrusion prevention systems also have the ability to take immediate action,  … 
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Data Breach Case Study: Heartland Payment Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Sourcefire's solutions can help top credit and debit card processors, as well as companies completing far fewer online transactions, in protecting sensitive customer data from cybercriminals.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Sourcefire

Demo: Tivoli Identity Manager Express - Highlighting Security and Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: This multi-part demonstration highlights the security and identity management functions, features, and value of IBM Tivoli Identity Manager Express, including how it can benefit your organization's endpoint security.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Tolly Group competitive performance evaluation, learn how Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3 consistently delivered faster response time than competing products tested.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Network Intrusion Prevention Systems -- McAfee M-8000 Aces NSS's Performance Tests
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
TEST RESULTS: In Q4 of 2008, NSS Labs performed comprehensive testing of the McAfee M-8000 Network IPS against our Network Intrusion Prevention Systems (NIPS) testing methodology v5.22. This report summarizes the results from the tests performed in our real-world test lab.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

McAfee, Inc.

IBM Security Event and Log Management Service
sponsored by IBM
SERVICE LISTING: With Security Event and Log Management Service, you can assemble the collective mindshare of your organization's network applications and operating systems along with disparate security technologies into one platform. You can archive, analyze, correlate and trend security and network events, while managing response and remediation workflow.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Security Appliances: New Strides in Preventing Intrusions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: According to the most recent FBI/CSI survey on computer crime, hackers were responsible for over $23 billion in losses in 2006. But security appliances, which incorporate an array of security functions, now give SMBs the ability to ward off security breaches without breaking the bank or hiring more IT staff.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Simplifying Network Security with a Single Source Provider
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for a look at how, if done properly, reducing the number of security vendors or only selecting one vendor for multiple services is a great way for organizations to manage costs, obtain needed expertise, and expand security services.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Perimeter eSecurity

Modern Malware Threats and Countermeasures
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WHITE PAPER: Many of the early mass-infection events were highly publicized and very obvious events to the user, modern malware is usually designed to be much more subtle in its behaviors. learn about the newest methods and practices hackers are using.
Posted: 17 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Nov 2008

Sunbelt Software

Real World Intrusion Prevention (IPS)
sponsored by TippingPoint
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses three primary areas that organizations must consider when formulating network security strategies and evaluating possible solution for intrusion prevention.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

TippingPoint

Who Is Fighting Phishing: An Overview of the Phishing Lifecycle and the Entities Involved
sponsored by MarkMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the lifecycle of a phishing attack and how different entities--including third-party take down services and law enforcement--are involved in the process of disabling phishing sites.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

Nationwide Foils Phishers with Markmonitor: Financial Services Giant Achieves ROI with Antiphishing Solutions in Three Months
sponsored by MarkMonitor
CASE STUDY: Nationwide Building Society, a leading financial institution, has seen a dramatic increase in phishing attacks. By using MarkMonito's AntiPhishing solutions they've been able to quickly shut down phishing sites, saving thousands of pounds per month.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

The Critical Role of Data Loss Prevention in Governance, Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Email has become a critical business tool, but it is also the easiest way for information to escape from the confines of a business. Learn why email Data Leak Prevention is critical to safeguard the information that is inside your network.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 05 Aug 2009

Mimecast

Practical Considerations for Deploying 802.11n
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: 802.11n will enable pervasive wireless deployment in the enterprise and may eventually become the dominant enterprise local area network (LAN) technology. This paper explains it all.
Posted: 08 Oct 2008 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Siemens Enterprise Communications

Anti-X and the Mob: Addressing Content-Borne Threats with Unified Threat Management
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WEBCAST: Register for this webcast to learn more about the anatomy of a modern blended attack and how Unified Threat Management from Juniper Networks can help stop these threats at various points of their progression.
Posted: 30 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Protecting Against the New Wave of Malware: Osterman Research
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
ANALYST REPORT: This paper addresses the variety of issues organizations face in context of their security challenges, and discusses the capabilities of VIPRE Enterprise, an integrated platform that provides high-performance, integrated endpoint protection capabilities.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

Sunbelt Software

The End of Antivirus as You Know It: A First Look at VIPRE Enterprise - Webcast
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, take a examines at VIPRE Enterprise and learn how Sunbelt started with a blank slate to design a new, next-generation antivirus and antispyware technology to deal with today's malware in the most comprehensive, highly efficient manner.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 9, 2008

Sunbelt Software

Converged Video Network Security
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) has created new opportunities for traditional voice and data carriers, the technology also comes with a high level of risk due to attacks by fraudsters and hackers. Read this paper and learn how to protect yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast learn how you can use Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances to deploy advanced security while simplifying your network architecture and IT management.
Posted: 07 Aug 2008 | Premiered: Aug 1, 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Managed SSL VPN Remote Access
sponsored by Virtela Communications, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Virtela's SSL VPN Remote Access Services provide end-users the security of a completely encrypted network with the flexibility to access resources from any SSL enabled browser.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Virtela Communications, Inc.

Cisco PIX 501 Security Appliance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
SOFTWARE LISTING: The Cisco® PIX® 501 Security Appliance delivers enterprise-class security for small office and teleworker environments, in a reliable, easy-to-deploy purpose-built appliance.
Posted: 28 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Cybercrime Arms Race
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and find out how cybercrimes have become so pervasive and how these sophisticated attacks work. Discover today's cybercrime techniques and how to recognize them.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Kaspersky Lab

Drive business value with innovation for security defense
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details an integrated approach to security that can help your company address security threats while supporting compliance and protecting data, Internet-based systems, physical environments and applications.
Posted: 06 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

Unified Threat Management (UTM) Solutions
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This series of technical briefs examines the key factors you need to consider regarding unified threat management (UTM) solutions as they impact security, performance, management, and consolidation.
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

SonicWALL

SANS What Works in Intrusion Prevention and Detection
sponsored by Sourcefire
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This white paper shows you how TransUnion was able to successfully implement an effective intrusion defense system (IDS) that helped them meet compliance requirements and secure their corporate environment.
Posted: 20 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Sourcefire

Selecting the Right Host Intrusion Prevention System: 12 Key Questions to Ask
sponsored by Third Brigade
WHITE PAPER: This white paper identifies 12 critical questions that organizations need to consider when selecting a HIPS product. These questions relate to protection, manageability, integration and speed.
Posted: 18 Jun 2007 | Published: 15 May 2007

Third Brigade
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INTRUSION PREVENTION DEFINITION (continued): …  based on a set of rules established by the network administrator. For example, an IPS might drop a packet that it determines to be malicious and block all further traffic from that IP address or port. Legitimate traffic, meanwhile, should be forwarded to the recipient with no apparent disruption or delay of service. According to Michael Reed of Top Layer Networks, an effective intrusion prevention system should also perform more complex monitoring and analysis, such as watching and responding to traffic patterns as well as individual packets. "Detection mechanisms can include address matching, … 
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